Refunds

  1. Designated fees include:
    • Enrollment
    • Non-Resident Tuition
    • Parking
    • Health
    • Accident Insurance
    • Student Center
    • SBVC Student Representation
    • Transportation
  2. Military service exception:
    • If a student who is a member of an active or reserve military service receives orders compelling a withdrawal from courses, the District shall, upon petition of the affected student, refund the entire enrollment fee unless academic credit is awarded.
  3. Refund schedule:
    This refund schedule applies to all fees listed in Section A:
    • Fees are collected in error – Fees collected in error will be refunded in their entirety.
    • Class cancelled by the college – If a class is cancelled by the college, enrollment and/or non-resident tuition fees will be refunded in their entirety. If that cancellation results in a student’s withdrawal from the college, refunds of the appropriate fees listed in Paragraph A will apply.
  4. Withdrawal from the college:
    • Enrollment Fee/Non-Resident Tuition – If a student withdraws during the first two weeks of a full-term class or during the first 10% of a short-term class, enrollment fees and non-resident tuition fees will be refunded;
    • Parking fee, Health fee, Accident Insurance fee, Student Services Card fee, Student Center fee, Student Representation fee, and Capital Outlay Fee – In order to be eligible for a refund, a student must withdraw prior to the first day of the term and attach decal/ proof to refund request within 30 days of instruction.
    • Unit Reduction – If a change of program within the first two weeks of a full-term class or during the first 10% of a short-term class results in a reduction in the number of units taken, the enrollment fee or non-resident fee will be refunded at the per unit cost of the reduction.
    • A student who withdraws from a class or the college after the second week of instruction for a full-term class or the first 10% of a short-term class is not eligible for any refund.
    • It is the student’s responsibility to drop classes and pay all fees incurred.
  5. Refund processing fee:
    A charge of $10.00 will be collected for each refund transaction not to exceed $10.00 per student per semester, except for cancelled classes or over-payment. Students must drop a class before it begins in order to not incur fees.
    It takes approximately six to eight weeks to process a refund check.If a student wishes to apply the refund credit toward registration in another class, he/she must submit the drop and add at the same time.